Staff Application Step 1 of 8 12% Thank you for your interest in a position with Hale! Hale is 1,137 acres of woods with four ponds in Westwood and Dover, Massachusetts. Hale is a vibrant community with over 140 seasonal employees delivering programs to more than 15,000 children, families, schools and organizations throughout Greater Boston. Staff are hired to work in eight primary program areas: Hale Summer Club, Education & Adventure, North Beach, Hale Outdoor Learning Adventures (HOLA), Hale Day Camp, Main Office, and Partner Camps. We look to hire energetic, enthusiastic, dedicated, honest people with a good sense of humor. Although many of our positions require certifications, we do provide training programs prior to the start of the summer to ensure staff are properly prepared for their responsibilities. For position descriptions and availability, please visit our employment page. Before you begin your application: Thoroughly review Hale’s website to understand our programs and identify job opportunities you are most qualified for and interested in. Collect your resume and /or information about your education, work history, and certifications. Reflect on the following questions (or draft responses to them in advance): Why would you like to work at Hale this summer? What age group do you have the most experience working with, and in what capacity? What is a favorite moment you’ve had while teaching or helping others? What is your personal philosophy for working with people in the outdoors? What is one strength you would bring to your work at Hale, and what is one goal you would hope to achieve if hired? Please describe your availability between the last week of May and the first week of September (for example: I have a 3-week vacation planned; I am an elite athlete who travels for games every weekday; etc.) We recommend using Firefox or Chrome to complete this application. If your browser blocks cookies you may need to temporarily allow them. As you complete the application, we recommend copying and pasting your information and responses in a separate document; if you experience any technical issues, you will be able to easily enter your information again. If you need to make changes, click Previous. Do not use your browser’s Back button. Hale does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, citizenship, marital status, or any other legally protected category. Please do not hesitate to call or e-mail with any questions you may have. 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Applicant InformationHale does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, citizenship, marital status, or any other legally protected category.Name* First Last Address* Street Address City State / Province / Region ZIP / Postal Code AfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAmerican SamoaAndorraAngolaAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaArmeniaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelgiumBelizeBeninBermudaBhutanBoliviaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBrazilBruneiBulgariaBurkina FasoBurundiCambodiaCameroonCanadaCape VerdeCayman IslandsCentral African RepublicChadChileChinaColombiaComorosCongo, Democratic Republic of theCongo, Republic of theCosta RicaCôte d'IvoireCroatiaCubaCuraçaoCyprusCzech RepublicDenmarkDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicEast TimorEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEthiopiaFaroe IslandsFijiFinlandFranceFrench PolynesiaGabonGambiaGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGreeceGreenlandGrenadaGuamGuatemalaGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHondurasHong KongHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIranIraqIrelandIsraelItalyJamaicaJapanJordanKazakhstanKenyaKiribatiNorth KoreaSouth KoreaKosovoKuwaitKyrgyzstanLaosLatviaLebanonLesothoLiberiaLibyaLiechtensteinLithuaniaLuxembourgMacedoniaMadagascarMalawiMalaysiaMaldivesMaliMaltaMarshall IslandsMauritaniaMauritiusMexicoMicronesiaMoldovaMonacoMongoliaMontenegroMoroccoMozambiqueMyanmarNamibiaNauruNepalNetherlandsNew ZealandNicaraguaNigerNigeriaNorthern Mariana IslandsNorwayOmanPakistanPalauPalestine, State ofPanamaPapua New GuineaParaguayPeruPhilippinesPolandPortugalPuerto RicoQatarRomaniaRussiaRwandaSaint Kitts and NevisSaint LuciaSaint Vincent and the GrenadinesSaint MartinSamoaSan MarinoSao Tome and PrincipeSaudi ArabiaSenegalSerbiaSeychellesSierra LeoneSingaporeSint MaartenSlovakiaSloveniaSolomon IslandsSomaliaSouth AfricaSpainSri LankaSudanSudan, SouthSurinameSwazilandSwedenSwitzerlandSyriaTaiwanTajikistanTanzaniaThailandTogoTongaTrinidad and TobagoTunisiaTurkeyTurkmenistanTuvaluUgandaUkraineUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited StatesUruguayUzbekistanVanuatuVatican CityVenezuelaVietnamVirgin Islands, BritishVirgin Islands, U.S.YemenZambiaZimbabwe Country Applicant's Phone Number*Applicant's Email Address* I will be 16 years old by Summer 2019*YesNo PositionPlease indicate the position you are applying for.Available Positions* Caretaker - Babysitting Certificate Required; First AID/CPR Preferred Counselor - First Aid/CPR Required Gate Guard at Hale Front Gate Gate Guard at Hale Summer Club Lifeguard - First Aid/CPR/LGT Required Water Safety Instructor - First Aid/CPR/LGT/WSI Required Boating Instructor - First Aid/CPR/LGT Required; Small Craft Certificate Preferred Office Assistant Challenge Course Facilitator - Ropes Experience Required Environmental Educator - First Aid/CPR Required; WFA Preferred Division Director - First Aid/CPR Required Program Director - First Aid/CPR Required Specialist - First Aid/CPR Required Specialist Assistant - First Aid / CPR Preferred (Applicants must be 14 years or older at time of employment) Other All positions, unless otherwise noted, require the applicant to be 16 years old at the time of employment. Required certifications must be obtained prior to beginning work.Available Positions* Hale Summer Club Caretaker – First Aid/CPR Required Junior Counselor – First Aid/CPR Required (HDC or HSC) Hale Summer Club Gate Guard Hale Day Camp Leadership Assistant Counselor Other Required certifications must be obtained prior to beginning work.Other position (please specify)*General CommentsIf you have any specific requests or comments regarding your employment at Hale, please note them here: Education & TrainingUse the buttons on the right to add additional entries as needed.Educational BackgroundSchool & City, StateLevel / Grade Completed by upcoming summerDiploma / DegreeCourse of StudyRelated Training, skills, or extra-curricular activitiesHonors CertificationsPlease list any relevant certifications (first aid, lifeguarding, facilitator, etc.) you may have.Certification TypeCertifying Org. or CompanyExpiration Date (if any) Please select the certification(s) you are interested in obtaining.Please note that most training courses cost money and are not offered at Hale. First Aid/CPR Lifeguarding (includes FA/CPR) Water Safety Instructor Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Wilderness First Aid (WFA) Archery Challenge Course Training Small Craft Certification Please select the certification(s) you are interested in obtaining.Please note that most training courses cost money and are not offered at Hale. First Aid/CPR Employment HistoryBeginning with your current or most recent job, please list your employment or volunteer history.Employer 1LocationDate Started MM DD YYYY Date Ended MM DD YYYY Job TitleWork PerformedSupervisor Name First Last Supervisor PhoneSupervisor Email Reason for LeavingAdd another employer?YesNoEmployer 2LocationDate Started MM DD YYYY Date Ended MM DD YYYY Job TitleWork PerformedSupervisor Name First Last Supervisor PhoneSupervisor Email Reason for LeavingAdd another employer?YesNoEmployer 3LocationDate Started MM DD YYYY Date Ended MM DD YYYY Job TitleWork PerformedSupervisor Name First Last Supervisor PhoneSupervisor Email Reason for Leaving Which activities are you qualified to facilitate?For each of the following activities, please tell us whether you are: UNQUALIFIED – You could not facilitate the activity ASSIST – You have the knowledge and skills to assist with the activity LEAD – You have the knowledge and skills to lead the activity ArcheryUnqualifiedAssistLeadNature / Natural HistoryUnqualifiedAssistLeadHikingUnqualifiedAssistLeadSurvival SkillsUnqualifiedAssistLeadFire BuildingUnqualifiedAssistLeadCampingUnqualifiedAssistLeadOrienteeringUnqualifiedAssistLeadTrip and TravelUnqualifiedAssistLeadCanoeingUnqualifiedAssistLeadSailingUnqualifiedAssistLeadRowingUnqualifiedAssistLeadKayakingUnqualifiedAssistLeadRopes (High)UnqualifiedAssistLeadRopes (Low)UnqualifiedAssistLeadTeam BuildingUnqualifiedAssistLeadCorporate TrainingUnqualifiedAssistLeadSwimming (lessons)UnqualifiedAssistLeadLifeguardingUnqualifiedAssistLeadMusicUnqualifiedAssistLeadDrama / TheaterUnqualifiedAssistLeadArts and CraftsUnqualifiedAssistLeadMath Tutor / TeacherUnqualifiedAssistLeadLiteracy Tutor / TeacherUnqualifiedLeadAssistOtherUnqualifiedLeadAssistWhat other activities can you LEAD?*What other activities can you ASSIST with?*ReferencesPlease select teachers, supervisors, or others with knowledge of your professional experience. Do not provide contact information for friends or family members. Hale Reservation contacts all references prior to hiring employees.Reference #1*NameEmail or AddressPhoneRelationship Reference #2*NameEmail or AddressPhoneRelationship Reference #3*NameEmail or AddressPhoneRelationship Employment Questions1. Explain why you would like to work at Hale. Please be specific about the area you are interested in. (Hale Day Camp, Hale Summer Club, North Beach, Main Office, HOLA, Partner Camps, Challenge Course, Buildings & Grounds)*1. Explain why you would like to work at Hale. Please be specific about the area you are interested in. (Hale Day Camp, Hale Summer Club)*2. What age group do you have the most experience working with and in what capacity?*3. Please share a favorite moment you have had while teaching or helping others.*4. Explain your philosophy for working with participants in the outdoors.*5. Please share one of your strengths you would bring to Hale and one goal you hope to achieve in your time at Hale.*6. Please describe what your availability is like between the last week of May and the first week of September (for example: I have a 3 week vacation planned; I am an elite athlete who travels for games every weekday; etc.)*7. Feel free to include anything with this application that you think may help us get to know you better. (examples: essays, photos, stories, art work, challenge course portfolio, etc.) Drop files here or Wait!Once you click submit you will no longer be able to edit your application. If you need to make changes, click Previous. If you’re finished, please continue.By clicking submit, you agree to the following:I understand that Hale Reservation conducts Criminal and Sexual Offender History Background Checks on all employees following initial interview. Also, as part of the hiring process, Hale may review any social networking or blog sites for content. 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